The husband of a prosecutor in north-central West Virginia is charged with drugging his wife so he could examine her cell phone and email histories.
A winter-weary Ohio prosecutor who filed a tongue-in-cheek criminal indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog over his “prediction” of an early spring dropped the charge Tuesday.
An Ohio prosecutor who has light-heartedly filed charges against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring says he may consider a pardon now that the animal’s handler is taking the blame.
It is a case where both the judge and the prosecutor admitted they knew the defendant, and they had a lot of respect for him as a lawyer. But this lawyer was in trouble, and could have ended up in jail after today’s hearing.
The second corruption trial for State Sen. Jane Orie is winding down. Once again today, Orie spent most of the day on the stand as the jury prepares to decide the case by the weekend.